Alex Arzt is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and gardener based in Oakland, CA. 


Recent Awards
East Bay Fund for Artists Grant at the East Bay Community Foundation, 2018
Puffin Foundation Grant, 2018
Headlands Center for the Arts Affiliate Artist Studio Program, Sausalito, CA, 2018

Book Fairs / Stockists:
Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver, BC
Printed Matter, New York, NY
Artbook @ MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Hammer Museum Store, Los Angeles, CA
Motto Books, Berlin, Germany
Annex, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
E. M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore, Oakland, CA
FAMILY, Los Angeles, CA
Mast Books, New York, NY
The Concern Newsstand, Raleigh, NC
Monograph Bookwerks, Portland, OR
Worn Path, Portland, OR
Floating World Comics, Portland, OR
East Bay Print Sale, Max’s Garage Press, Berkeley, CA, 2017
Chicago Art Book Fair, 2017, 2018

PLAYA, Summer Lake, OR, 2017
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, 2017
Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA, 2017
This Will Take Time, Point Arena, CA, 2016/2017
AZ West Wagon Station Encampment, Joshua Tree, CA, 2016
Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI, 2016
Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA, 2016
Mildred's Lane, Narrowsburg, NY, 2014
Catoctin Mountain Park Artist in Residence, Thurmont, MD, 2012
Camera Club of New York Darkroom Residency Runner-up Prize, 2012

Virginia Commonwealth University, MFA, 2015
Rhode Island School of Design, BFA, 2010

Recent Exhibitions
Whiz World, Storefront feature, Sediment Arts, Richmond, VA. 2018
Home/Sick, curated by Bre Arder, The East Cut Community Benefit District, San Francisco, CA. 2018
Lost Cause, curated by Alex Paik. Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY. 2016
Explorations: 2016 Artists in Residence Mid Season Show. Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI. 2016
Enter State: Sensing That Which Surrounds Us, curated by Raquel de Anda, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC. 2016
Garden Week, 1708 Gallery,Richmond, VA. 2016
New Waves, juried by Jan Tumlir, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA. 2016
Mom, Look, Birds!, Curated by Lindsay Garcia, College of William and Mary, Millington Hall, Williamsburg, VA. 2016
Witchy Shit: Material, Performance, and the Photograph as Nature. The Farmstand Artspace, Gospel-Flat Farm, Bolinas, CA. 2016
Gravity Assist with Sediment Arts, Satellite Artist-Run Fair, Miami, FL. 2015

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Candela Collection, Candela Books+Gallery, Richmond, VA
Catoctin Forest Alliance, Thurmont, MD
Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection, Brooklyn, NY
Indiana University Bloomington Fine Arts Library, Bloomington, IN

Teaching and Workshops
Instructor, San Francisco Art Institute, Public Education, 2018
Adjunct Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University, Art Foundations and Photography & Film Departments, Richmond, VA. 2015-16
Anacostia River Soap Making Workshop, in conjunction with EnterState at Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC, 2016
Teaching Assistant, Virginia Commonwealth University, Photography & Film Department, Richmond, VA, 2014
Camera Obscura Workshop at Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont, MD, 2012
Teaching Assistant, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, 2011